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Bailiffs Cottage

Minehead (7mls SW), Exmoor
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Located on a private 250-acre estate of woodland, streams, valleys, and fields
  • On your doorstep there are National Trust historic sites as well as medieval villages to explore
  • Being in the Exmoor National Park there are loads of opportunities to walk, mountain bike as well as spot the local wildlife with the majestic herd of Red deer visiting most days


Property code: 78698

This delightful detached cottage is located in the Exmoor National Park close to Dunkery Beacon Exmoor’s highest point. Enjoy superb scenery, wildlife and walking on the South West Coastal Path or the national park itself.

This beautifully restored cottage offers guests a glimpse of country life, approached via a small ford - it is perfect for those seeking peace and quiet, but also the perfect base to explore this stunning area of Exmoor and Somerset. Guests can walk through snowdrop valley up to the summit of Dunkery Beacon, where the views are far-reaching. The local village of Wheddon Cross is a short distance away and has a local shop, pub and is most renowned for its displays of the little white flowers in February each year. Visit the Medieval town of Dunster with its variety of shops, cafes and castle. Other points of interest include the West Somerset Steam Railway, Valley of the Rocks and Lynton and Lynmouth with its water powered cliff railway.

You will feel at home immediately with underfloor heating and homely touches throughout, you enter into the lounge which is a perfect place to enjoy time with family and friends where you can sit around the wood burner and enjoy watching a movie on the Smart TV and a selection of books and games. Next is the spacious kitchen/diner which is the perfect room to enjoy some family meals together and is equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Down a couple of steps leads to a good size utility/boot room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, its also ideal for coats and boots. This room handily has a separate door, so it's great for your four-legged friend. Back to the inner hall and there is a cosy snug with a sofa bed and TV, the sofa can be used as a bed for flexible sleeping arrangements if required (on request). There is a separate WC completing the ground floor. Heading up the stairs there are three bedrooms, a king-size with an en-suite shower and a separate en-suite WC, a twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) and lastly the double. completing the property is the bathroom with a roll top bath and WC, perfect to relax in a bubble bath after a day exploring the moor.

Stepping outside you will find a patio area with seating, here you can enjoy the warm Somerset evenings and the country views, keep an eye out for the red deer. Proceed down the stone steps to the remainder of the garden which is all fenced and includes a lawn area which borders onto a stream. There is off-road parking for three cars to the front of the property. Please note this property has a private water supply.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 Bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a super-king-size on request)
  • 1 Bathroom with roll top bath and WC, 1 en-suite shower and en-suite WC and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility/boot room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Smart TV in Lounge and TV in the snug
  • Private water supply from Farms own spring
  • Sofa bed can be used for flexible sleeping arrangements on request
  • Care to be taken with children and dogs near the stream

Kerry Pillinger

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

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